The Lakers (20-54) fell on Wednesday night to the New Orleans Pelicans (40-34). Here are five takeaways from their 113-92 loss at Staples Center.
1. Wayne Ellington suffered a mild separated shoulder, requiring X-rays after the game. The good news for the veteran guard is that he won't need surgery.
Ellington said the injury was painful and that he was told he'll feel worse before he gets better. But he added that he was ultimately lucky the injury wasn't more serious.
His status, unofficially, is in question for at least the next few days.
2. Is Jordan Clarkson a point guard, shooting guard or some sort of combination of the...